Moody’s: the performance of a zero-carbon world

“Ready or not? Sector performance in a zero-carbon world” by Moody’s  Moody’s released a new report on Monday 8th November, for the UN climate conference in Glasgow (COP26). It analyzes the consequences of the transition to a climate-resilient and zero-carbon economy, compared with a scenario in which companies don’t take actions on climate change. The report shows that a complete transition through an […]

COP26 – Success or Failure?

The results of COP26 in Glasgow COP26 has officially ended on November 13 with the agreement of the participants to the Glasgow Climate pact. COP26 is the United Nations Climate Change Conference of 2021 and took place in Glasgow in the UK this year. It has been the third meeting of the signatories of the […]

Criypto Climate Accord: a green future for cryptocurrencies?

Crypto Climate Accord: a green future for cryptocurrencies? That mining cryptocurrencies is an energy intensive activity is now widespread knowledge, yet the reasons behind this undesired phenomenon are often unclear. To explain this, it is key to understand that the success of Bitcoin is underpinned by the distributed ledger known as the blockchain, on which […]

Glasgow 2021, the end of coal?

GLASGOW 2021, THE END OF COAL?   In the context of the Coronavirus and recovery from global recession, climate change continues to impact, and climate risks are increasing around the world. COVID-19 pandemic has brought devastation to millions around the world, disrupting many parts of the global economy. Governments all over the globe have stepped […]

Protests and Sustaibable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Protests and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation Friday the 30th of September thousands of students gathered in the streets of Milan protesting and claiming for the implementation of effective regulations and policies in the realm of sustainability.     Interestingly, one of the main centers of the protest was Piazza Affari, where hundreds of students and activists showed their lack of confidence and […]

UK public supports “green taxes” proposal

UK public supports green taxes to achieve net zero A recent survey has found out that the majority of the British public would be in favor of a green taxes. Moreover, most of the UK citizens also support the idea that their government should increase spending to address environmental issues. These findings could potentially set […]

BUSINESS SCHOOLS URGED TO INTEGRATE ESG PRINCIPLES IN THEIR CORE CURRICULUM

Business schools urged to integrate ESG in their core curriculum  Today more than ever, sustainability is at the center of preoccupations on the business agenda. Every firm is putting forward how it implements ESG principles, every manager is driving its team to make ethical decisions, and every shareholder is investing in sustainable fields.  However, a […]

THE BIDEN’S ADMINISTRATION SHOULD NOT IGNORE HYBRID CARS

The Biden’s administration should not ignore hybrid cars During the Earth Day climate Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden on 22-23 of April, the climate goals made at the 2015 Paris accords were revived; such goals include limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, an objective attainable solely through a consistent reduction of greenhouse […]

Banking Regulators Start Climate Stress Tests

BANKING REGULATORS START CLIMATE STRESS TESTS “Climate change has the potential to cause substantial disruption to our economies, businesses and livelihoods in the coming decades. Yet the associated risks remain poorly understood, as climate shocks differ from the financial shocks observed during previous crises.” That is the opening of the latest month’s blog post by […]

Tough Unilateralism  and the lessons from Tax Policy

Though Unilateralism  and the lessons from Tax Policy Which international summit can have a greater impact on the fight against global warming? Everyone interested in climate change policies knows about the upcoming COP26 that will be held in Glasgow this fall. However, that might not be the international negotiation to follow, the OECD one on […]